Houston Choral Society announces 2017-18 season

Houston Choral Society members rehearse for an upcoming performance at The Foundry Church.

Houston Choral Society members rehearse for an upcoming performance at The Foundry Church.

Artistic Director Kevin Klotz will lead the Houston Choral Society in another season of performances starting in October.

“We are providing our audiences with a wide variety of musical genres this year,” Klotz said. “We will have German folk music and waltzes, Spanish carols, Broadway favorites, and The Lord Nelson Mass.”

Season subscription holders save 15 percent with passes being sold for $85 for adults, $65 for seniors/students and $30 for children 5 years old and under.

Oktoberfest: Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
In addition to popular German folk songs, the chorus will perform the famous “Liebeslieder Walzer (Op. 52)” by Johannes Brahms.

Home for the Holidays: Saturday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Favorite Christmas songs and audience sing-alongs will be featured along with Conrad Susa’s “Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest,” a collection of Spanish carols set for chorus, soloists, harp, guitar and marimba.

A Night on Broadway: Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m.
The chorus performs big hits from Broadway such as “Oklahoma,” “The Sound of Music” and “Les Misérables,” among others.

Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass: Saturday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Joseph Haydn’s “Missa in angustiis” concludes the regular season, featuring singers from St. Laurence Catholic Church and local choirs, professional soloists and a professional orchestra.

The Houston Choral Society performs at The Foundry United Methodist Church at 8350 Jones Road, Houston. For information on auditioning or to purchase season tickets, visit www.houstonchoral.org.
By Danica Smithwick
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She became editor of the Cy-Fair edition in March 2020 and continues to cover education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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